Indian Journal of Dermatology

Year
: 1996  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 125--128

Thyroid Function In Vitiligo


M Chanda1, S K Dey2, D N Gangopadhyay3, S C Choudhuri4, A Roy5 
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Fifty vitilgo patients were studied clinically and subjected to thyroid function tests and estimation of glucose and choteserol. Clinical analysis revealed the incidence among new patients to be1.1%. The male/female ratio was 1:1.28. Patient up to 30 years contributed 76%. Vitilgo was obtained in12% and family history of atopy was found in 24% of patients: History of atopy was present in 16% cases. Halo nevus (1 Case), alopecia areata (2 cases) were associated with vitiligo in the study. Abnormality of thyroid function test was detected in 4 cases: it denoted hyperthyroidism in 3 cases and hypothyroidism in1 case. High level of glucose was seen in 3 cases. Cholesterol estimation showed high level in 2 cases.


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Chanda M, Dey S, Gangopadhyay D, Choudhuri S, Roy A. Thyroid Function In Vitiligo.Indian J Dermatol 1996;41:125-128


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Chanda M, Dey S, Gangopadhyay D, Choudhuri S, Roy A. Thyroid Function In Vitiligo. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 1996 [cited 2020 Jan 24 ];41:125-128
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